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Breastfeeding assessment, advice and support clinics/drop ins

You can get breast feeding support from any of our breastfeeding assessment, advice and support clinics /drop ins  where staff within our Health Visiting Teams are trained and experienced to advise and support you.

Mum and baby
Mum and baby

Additionally, you can expect to received routine support and advice with breastfeeding from your Health Visitor at the following times

  • Antenatal contact from 28 weeks
  • Telephone call between 4-6 days to complete a feeding assessment
  • New Birth Visit between 10-14 days
  • Postnatal contact between 6-8 weeks
  • Child Health Advice Clinics
  • Breastfeeding Support Groups


If you want further support or have a concern 

  • Your Health Visitor advice line available Monday to Friday 9 am to 5 pm. The telephone number with be in your Parent Held Child Health Record Book (Red Book)
  • Child Health Advice Clinics
  • Breastfeeding Assessment and Support Drop-ins / Clinics
  • Breastfeeding Support Groups for Assessment and Advice. These are led by Health Visitors and sometimes in partnership with Community Peer Support Workers


Plus, if needed you can expect further support for more specialist advice and complex feeding issues

  • A home visit by a member of the Health Visiting Team for a Breastfeeding Assessment, Advice and Support.
  • If required a referral to a GP (e.g. medication, ill baby, weight concerns), tongue-tie assessment clinic or Paediatrician (e.g. Jaundice)


To search for breastfeeding support near you:

Please enter your postcode or key words or location  or tick the day of the week you are looking for support and press the search button. On the group listing below the map please click on the Centre Name (first column) to view complete details.

Please be aware that due to recent changes to our groups and clinics, and especially during holiday periods such as Christmas and Easter, we suggest that you contact your Health Visiting Team before you attend one of our groups for the first time

We are keen to keep this information accurate but are aware that details do change, so if you see any that are out of date please email us.

NB list last updated April 2016

Information:

Find out more about Southern Health's breastfeeding service

Breastfeeding Good News Stories

Breastfeeding; A Student Health Visitor's Personal Reflection - (courtesy of the Journal of Health Visiting)


Infant feeding support

Breastfeeding groups

Centre nameAddressOpening timesContact numberMap
Aviary Children's CentreBlackbird Road, Eastleigh, SO50 9JWFriday 10:00-11.30am077480945787 / 07810 194124 Julie...Aviary Childrens Centre Blackbird Road
Eastleigh
Hampshire
SO50 9JW
United Kingdom
B.A.B.I.E.S Winchester Lantern's...Bereweeke Road, Winchester, SO22 6AJWednesday 9.30 - 12pm breastfeeding...Jane Moffett07824 375871...Winchester Lantern's Children's Centre Bereweeke Road
Winchester
Hampshire
SO22 6AJ
United Kingdom
Baby Cafe - Cutbush Children's CentreCutbush Lane, Townhill Park,...1:00pm - 2:00pm Monday02380 917686Cutbush Children's Centre Cutbush Lane
Townhill Park
SO18 2GF
United Kingdom
Baby Cafe, The Warren CentreChestnut Road, Shirley Warren, SO16 6BRThursday 09:30-11:0002380327802The Warren Centre Chestnut Road
Southampton
Southampton
SO16 6BR
United Kingdom
Baby Talk - Liss - for pregnant...St Paul's United Reform Church, Liss,...Wednesday 10:30am - 12:30pm01730 888340 Polly Baynham-HughesSt Paul's United Reform Church
Hill Brow
Hampshire
GU33 7PX
United Kingdom
Baby Talk - Petersfield - for...United Reform Church, College Street,...Thursday 10am-12 noon01730 888340 Polly Baynham-Hughes 01730...United Reform Church College Street
Petersfield
Hampshire
GU31 4AG
United Kingdom
Basingstoke NCT B.A.B.I.E.S. (Babies...Brookvale Villiage Hall , Lower Brook...Friday 10am -11:30 - no appointment...Sarah Crowdy or Fiona Robertson01256...Brookvale Villiage Hall Lower Brook Street
Basingstoke
Hampshire
RG21 7RU
United Kingdom
Bishop’s Green Community centreBishop’s Green Community centre, Beech...2nd Thursday of each month- 9.30-10.3001256 376558
Blakes Maternity Centre Blakes Maternity centre, Gosport War...Daily 8am-8pm02392523651Blakes Maternity centre Gosport War Memorial Hospital Bury Road
Gosport
Hampshire
PO12 3PW
United Kingdom
Bordon Breastfeeding Support GroupChase Community Hospital, Conde Way,...Thursdays 14:00 – 15:3001420 483827Chase Community Hospital Conde Way
Whitehill
Hampshire
GU35 0YZ
United Kingdom